Man accused of carjacking, kidnapping of ice cream truck driver in Wheat Ridge

A man faces multiple charges after he allegedly stole an ice cream truck and briefly forced the driver to stay in the back of the vehicle, Wheat Ridge police say.

On Aug. 6, the suspect allegedly pointed a gun at the driver of an ice cream truck in the parking lot of the King Soopers along the 5300 block of W. 38th Avenue, according to the Wheat Ridge Police Department.

The suspect allegedly stole the driver’s keys and forced him into the back of his own car before sitting in the driver’s seat and driving away, police said.

After some time, the suspect stopped and let the victim out. The suspect then ditched the truck, which was recovered that evening in Denver, police said.

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